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Probably not : future prediction using probability and statistical inference

Author: Lawrence N Dworsky
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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An introduction to probability and statistics at an introductory level.
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Dworsky, Lawrence N., 1943- author.
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Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2020
(DLC) 2019019378
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lawrence N Dworsky
ISBN: 1119518121 9781119518136 111951813X 9781119518143 1119518148 9781119518129
OCLC Number: 1099539195
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction --
An introduction to probability --
Probability distribution functions and some math basics --
Building a bell --
Random walks --
Life insurance --
The binomial theorem --
Pseudorandom numbers and Monte-Carlo simulations --
Some gambling games in detail --
Scheduling and waiting --
Combined and conditional probabilities --
Bayesian statistics --
Estimation problems --
Paradoxes --
Benford's law --
Networks, infectious diseases and chain letters --
Introduction to frequentist statistical inference --
Statistical mechanics and thermodynamics --
Chaos and quanta --
Appendix.
Responsibility: Lawrence N. Dworsky.

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